The closest St. Louis came to getting anything into his net was when Alexander Steen lost his balance and slid into the goal.
Across three seasons in St. Louis, Oates recorded 286 points including 58 goals and 228 assists in 195 games and ranks 10th in franchise history in assists and 20th in points.
St. Louis 9-0-1 in last 10 home games.
St. Louis improves to 5-2 in preseason play
St. Louis tops Colorado, moves to 3-1 in preseason play
Veteran netminder spent last season with Ottawa and Colorado
St. Louis’s pick, number 11 overall, goes to Avalanche as part of late-season deal.
It has been 23 games since the St. Louis Blues and the Colorado Avalanche completed a trade that opened the eyes of the rest of the NHL.